Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Additionally, many on-line retailers are outsourcing their fulfillment needs. Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” Sun Tzu.

ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America


BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, a leading provider of unified retail planning solutions, announced today that Richard Daw will join the company’s U.S. office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. Read PDF.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Today, retailers and third-party logistics providers are changing their network designs and facilities to enable omni-channel fulfillment and faster delivery times.”

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019


and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2 nd , 2019.

Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

It had taken more than a year to renovate the store, part of a companywide effort to square a difficult retailing circle. Across the country, retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, Macy’s and Nordstrom are experimenting with ways to distill their inventory into smaller, more-focused locations. Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content Consumer Packaged Goods Forecasting & Demand Planning North America

The U.S. Retail Industry Is Hemorrhaging Jobs — and It's Hitting Women Hardest

Supply Chain Brain

The retail sector has been the biggest loser of jobs for the last two years in a row in the U.S., jobs, but the reordering of the retail landscape is having a profound impact on the nature of its workforce. Retail remains a “hugely important” employer for women, said Heidi Hartmann, IWPR president, especially as a provider of part-time jobs for women who are looking to balance work with family obligations. Major retailers shut shops across the U.S.

'Not Welcome Here': Amazon Faces Growing Resistance to Its Second Home

Supply Chain Brain

That proposition has united an ideologically diverse group of dissenters to Amazon’s grand HQ2 competition, ranging from rightwing organizations linked to the Koch brothers to the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). High-Tech/Electronics Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Consumer Packaged Goods Retail North America

Big Health-Care Players Are Turning Their Partners Into Prey

Supply Chain Brain

What happened to Komoto’s business shows the growing pressure on small operators in the health-care industry, who are seeing their profits squeezed by a tightly interwoven web of distributors, retailers and health-plan administrators. Business Strategy Alignment Pharma/Bio-Tech Healthcare Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North AmericaThen, in 2016, 20 percent of Komoto’s business vanished, practically overnight. The insurer Centene Corp.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America


Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

This not very neighborly practice effectively cuts smaller ecommerce retailers out of competition in the Canadian market. North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

Is The Retail Industry Melting Down?

Supply Chain Game Changer

It doesn’t take a genius to see that the retail industry has changed over the past decade and a half. Retailers have increasingly been forced to sink or swim based not on marketing or product differentiation – as in the past – but on the success of their Supply Chains and eCommerce operations.

The Last Fast Mile


You can provide local retail store fulfillment and deliveries using a local or regional provider with mutual cost benefits through a unique transportation network. Image: Column 3PL/Logistics Features & Opinion North America

Grocery Retail Trends 2019

RELEX Solutions

Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. Early last year we wrote about the biggest trends in grocery retail for 2018. All of these are still relevant today and will keep on forming the retail spectrum.

RELEX Solutions Names Ron Fleischer Senior Vice President of Operations, North America

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, announced today that Ron Fleischer will join the company as Senior Vice President of North American Operations. office,” said Michael Falck, RELEX President, North America. “I’m Read PDF.

State of the Retail Supply Chain 2016

RELEX Solutions

A survey conducted by Martec International highlights the key challenges retailers across North America and Europe face today. Branchenberichte

5th Annual Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York


Tags: #d3newyork Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Logistics Event Date: Wed, 2020-04-22 to Thu, 2020-04-23 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Number of attendees: 400 Programme URL: Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Purchase Recording URL: Event Organiser: Ruthana Foulkes Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Where supply chain gives retail the edge Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

The 4th Annual Dynamic Distribution Disruption – Retail USA 2019


Channels: Supply Chain Freight eCommerce/Retail CSCO Focus Logistics 3PL Event Date: Tue, 2019-05-07 to Wed, 2019-05-08 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York Number of attendees: 500 Programme URL: Brochure URL: Speakers URL: Purchase Recording URL: Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera & Emma Banymandhub Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: D3 USA is the innovation hub for 400+ senior supply chain execs from major retailers, brands, CPG and service provider companies.

Retailers Feel Shoppers’ Christmas Cheer

Supply Chain Brain

retail sales in the holiday period rose at their best pace since 2011, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which tracks both online and in-store spending. She added that retailers benefited this year from Christmas Day falling on a Monday, giving shoppers a full weekend to scoop up last-minute purchases. Overall, this year was a big win for retail,” Quinlan said. That newfound buoyancy is a relief to retailers — from department-store giants like Macy’s Inc.

RELEX and Retail Business Services: Enhancing Grocery Freshness

RELEX Solutions

With a solid proof of concept from the Food Lion and Hannaford pilots, Retail Business Services can move forward confident in RELEX’s ability to deliver results in a timely and efficient manner. Read the full press release from Retail Business Services here.

Grocery Retail in 2018

RELEX Solutions

It’s fair to say the grocery sector experienced a rapid evolvement during the past year and retailers have not been late to look for new ways to keep up with the changes. We’ve listed the five most interesting trends that grocery retailers can expect in 2018.

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico


Over the last several months, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— has slowly been increasing the share of products it imports through Mexico, a move that many other retailers have been reluctant to make for decades. Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain.

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D3|Dynamic Distribution Disruption Retail 2016


Channels: Technology Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail CSCO Focus Event Date: Wed, 2016-07-13 to Thu, 2016-07-14 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York, New York Number of attendees: 150 Programme URL: [link] Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Identify How To Align Inventory Perfectly With Fluctuating Demand Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

How Inventory Management is a problem the size of Australia

The Network Effect

Did you know that retailers worldwide are missing out on 7.5% Inventory distortion costs retailers nearly $158 for every man, woman, and child on the planet. Consumer Goods Retail retailchem7/Flickr.

85% of US retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation


The research which is based on interviews with 500 retail executives in the US and the UK reveals that only 15% of US retail businesses have completed digitization of their supply chain management processes.

The Bad News and the Really Bad News for Retailers Fighting

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Amazon is taking over the retail industry, digital shopping habits are hurting brick-and-mortar stores, Walmart may have created the endless shopping aisle, virtual robots will be the next wave of technology to permeate the fashion and retail markets, and the relationship between shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) continues to improve. The really bad news for retailers fighting

Case Study: Customer-Centric Live Logistics Optimization for Large Online Retailer


The client was one of the largest online home goods retailer in North America with more than 60 million active online users, 10 million hosted products, and 20,000 suppliers.

Are Retail Executives Fighting the Last War?

Supply Chain Nation

Based on the results of a global survey of retail CEOs conducted earlier this year by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the same might be said for these retail generals—they are trying to win the war for the consumer’s wallet with tactics from the past. What the retail generals told us. PwC surveyed over 400 retail CEOs from North America, Europe, Russia, China, South Africa and Australia to find out more about their priorities and investment strategies to win the retail war.

Coach, Nike & Other Retailers Take Sales Direct to Customers

Supply Chain Nation

This week: More brands are taking their sales pitch direct to consumers; HP is transforming supply and manufacturing using 3D technology; new Old Navy stores show retail is far from dying; a shortage of truck drivers is raising prices; and IBM is using blockchain tech to help fight unethical practices in sourcing jewelry and precious metals. Retailers now face a new threat as more companies explore the benefits of selling directly to shoppers through these and other channels.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Retail. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy.

ParcelPal begins integration on Shopify platform for cannabis delivery


Shopify is an e-commerce platform provider that provides an online storefront to retailers. It provides services manly for merchants in North America in retail and also caters to cannabis sales within Canada. Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada at the government-operated websites and private retailer portals powered by Shopify have processed "hundreds of thousands" of orders. .

Corporate America’s New Dilemma: Raising Prices to Cover Higher Transport Costs

Supply Chain Brain

A third said it was discussing prospective price increases with retailers. All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Rail & Intermodal Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Transportation Management North America

Coffee Shops Are Already Running Out of America's Newest Milk Craze

Supply Chain Brain

retail sales of traditional milk are projected to drop 1.2 Food & Beverage All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content North AmericaIt’s called oat milk, and baristas love its light, hearty flavor that lets the java beans take center stage. As more consumers choose plant alternatives to dairy, it’s gotten so popular that just in the last month, some coffee shops were left without oat milk for days, even weeks.

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Has Painful and Permanent Consequences for Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Its cars, the Model 3, Model S, and Model X, retail for between $35,000 and $79,500, and confer on their buyers not just financial status, but also a certain eco-futurist sheen. HR & Labor Management Automotive Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Industrial Manufacturing North AmericaTerrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the sound that would define his next few years, if not the rest of his life. “It

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?


and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.